MSc Thesis Defence - Panagiotis Spartalis

Title: Capacity benefits of Virtual Coupling over ETCS L3 Moving block in a realistic operational environment


Msc Thesis Defense - Panagiotis Spartalis

Friday 26/02/2021, 15:00

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Next generation signalling systems such as ETCS L3 Moving Block and Virtual Coupling promise significant capacity benefits on railway lines. This research enhances a multi-state train-following model by a dynamic term, which ensures a safe separation between trains running under Virtual Coupling. Through microscopic simulation, several operational scenarios are simulated, revealing capacity benefits of the proposed model over ETCS L3 Moving block.

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